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Fall is coming and the date nights are going to happen (start planning now)! Just because you’re going on a date night, it doesn’t mean you need to spend a ton of money. Check out these free fall date night ideas to spice up your fall romance.
What are cute fall romance dates?
There's no wrong answer to this question, but some ideas include going on a hike in the woods, taking a scenic drive to see the fall foliage, visiting a pumpkin patch, or checking out local harvest festivals. Whatever you choose to do, make sure it's something that you'll both enjoy and that will get you in the autumn spirit.
How can I make my date night ideas more special?
One way to make your date night ideas more special is to make them more exclusive. For example, you could reserve a table at a nice restaurant or buy tickets to a show. Another way to make your date night ideas more special is to plan something that your partner will really enjoy. For example, if they love nature, you could go for a hike or take a walk around the park. If they're more of a homebody, you could rent a movie and cook dinner together. No matter what you choose, the most important thing is to put some thought into it and be creative!
How can I make my date more romantic?
Whether you’re planning a first date or looking to spark some romance on a date night, there are plenty of small things you can do to make the evening more special. One simple way, if you're staying in to set the mood is to light some candles. Candles create a soft, flickering light that can be very romantic. Another way to add romance is to prepare a favorite food or drink. If your date has a favorite dessert or cocktail, take the time to make it for them. You can also create a more intimate setting by dimming the lights or setting out some flowers. By taking some small steps to make your date more romantic, you can help create lasting memories and an unforgettable evening.
Year of Date Ideas
Looking for a fun and unique way to add some excitement to your relationship? Year of Date idea cards is the perfect solution! These date idea cards offer a new and interesting date idea for every day of the year, so you'll never run out of things to do. Just pick one card at random and let the fun begin!
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Take a nice walk
Not only is the scenery amazing during the fall months, but the weather is also just perfect. When it comes to a free fall date night with your spouse, take a nice walk. Enjoy seeing the houses, trees, and cool fall weather. This is one of our favorite things to do during the fall months. More so around Halloween, I love looking at all the houses and their Halloween decor.
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Have a craft night
Hey, we are all about making the kids do weird leaf crafts, why not do this with your spouse? There are tons of tutorials online that can help you have an awesome craft night with your spouse. You can even have a painting night where you paint something “fall-ish” together.
Pottery Date Night Box
Looking for something fun and unique to do on your next date night? Look no further than the Pottery Date Box! This fun date night activity comes with everything you need to create your own one-of-a-kind pottery. You'll also get a set of conversation cards to help spark interesting conversations while you create your masterpieces.
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Do a little baking or canning together
Something fun my husband and I love to do (when we can) is baking. You can’t go buy anything new though, you have to use what’s in your cabinets. This is not only a fun fall date night idea but it also keeps the budget low, but it is quite the challenge. We also take time and do our fall canning together. Canning apple butter is one of our favorites. Give it a try on your next free fall date night.
More Canning Recipes
- Pumpkin Butter Recipe + Canning Pumpkin Butter Instructions
- Easy Peach Pie Filling for Canning
- Canning BBQ Sauce Recipe and Tips
Decorate pumpkins together
Pumpkins don’t have to cost a lot of money, but it is a cheap date night idea for fall. Grab a few CHEAP pumpkins and then decorate them on your next date night this fall. Have a contest to see who can make the pumpkins look the most Halloweenish. You can carve them or paint them.
Adventure Challenge Books
Looking for a way to add some excitement to your life? Then check out the Adventure Challenge books! These fun and spontaneous ideas will help you and your significant other spice up things in the bedroom, have crazy adventures with your family and friends, and make the most of your first dates. With something for everyone, these books are sure to get you excited about living life to the fullest!
Spend the night under the stars
The good thing about the stars is that they are free. You can spend all night looking at them and not pay a dime. Pretend like you are a teenager and go out to your backyard. Lay out your blanket and enjoy the stars. It’s free, albeit a little chilly during the fall (more reason to spend time cuddling). Google has an app that helps you identify stars and constellations.
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Space Themed Date Box
Looking for something different to do for date night? How about a space-themed date night? Our Space Themed Date Box comes with everything you need to have a unique and fun date night.
Do something for someone else
When you help others, you’re growing yourself as a couple. Something my husband and I have done in the past serves someone else during our date night. Sound weird? A couple who serves together stays together. Serving in a soup kitchen or helping someone with lawn work is all free but builds you up as a couple.
Fall is a great time for date night. The weather is cooling down, the leaves are changing color, and there are plenty of fun activities to do. We’ve shared some of our favorite free fall date night ideas, but we want to know what your favorites are. What do you like to do when you want to spend quality time with your significant other? Share your ideas in the comments below, we can't wait to hear them!